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Dup15q 2017

Anxiety, seizures mark mice with extra copy of autism gene

by  /  31 July 2017
Mice with an extra copy of UBE3A, a gene linked to autism, have learning problems and anxiety, and are prone to seizures and fine-motor problems.
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Mat with pressure sensors detects characteristic gait in dup15q syndrome

by  /  31 July 2017
People with dup15q syndrome tend to walk slowly, have a wide stance and take short steps.
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Antidepressant eases some autism features in mice

by  /  28 July 2017
A drug that keeps neurons bathed in the chemical messenger serotonin prevents social abnormalities in a mouse model of dup15q syndrome.
July 2017
Dup15q 2017

Dim light casts shadow on mouse sleep, behavior

by  /  28 July 2017

Exposure to a dim light at night disrupts sleep and worsens repetitive behaviors and social difficulties in a mouse model of autism.

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